Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Patrick H. Rafferty

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 10, 2004

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Reflections for Detective Patrick H. Rafferty

RIP Noble Son of NYC !!!!!

Mortimer Keane ret PO

September 10, 2022

Love you miss you always in my heart brother

Dennis Rafferty

September 10, 2022

18 years tomorrow since you were taken from us Paddy. Thanks for the continued signs….I actually purchased a hunting license for the upcoming fall….not sure if I’ll use it but it’s a start. It’s just starting to feel like fall, at least in morning and evening. Missing you every day Paddy. If I do hit the woods this fall I’m expecting some help from you. Love ya.

Friend and Retired NYPD

September 9, 2022

Perpetual Peace to you, my brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 10, 2021

Continue to rest in peace, Pat. You will never be forgotten. May God continue to watch over your family as I know you are doing everyday.

Retired Sgt.
NYPD Detective Bureau

September 10, 2021

Love and miss you dearly a day doesn’t go by without thinking of you until we meet again love you brother

Dennis Rafferty

September 10, 2021

Hey Paddy,
Another year passed by…17 years tomorrow since you were taken from us and I can still hear our last conversation in my head. I really wish we had the opportunity to go on all the hunts we talked about. Can you believe the shape I’ve let myself get to….yes I’m sure your looking down and laughing at me. If I actually make it into the woods this fall I’ll be expecting a little help from you. I miss ya Paddy boy.

Friend/ Retired NYPD

September 9, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 10, 2020

Paddy...16 years tomorrow...can it be that long ago...September was always such a great month for us as the weather got cooler and the hunting seasons approached. The ducks and geese are flying low and to just hear them I know its you. Am getting a bit more pressure to hunt again but still not sure how I feel about that without you. I remain smoke free and doubt that will ever change again. I still laugh to myself thinking of all the times we had quit and as soon as we hit the road for a hunting trip...there we were smoking again. Miss you buddy and as always, thanks for the signs. Gone but never forgotten Paddy. Love you.

Retired NYPD

September 9, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Rafferty.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 9, 2020

15 years ago tomorrow....15 years....I can’t believe that much time has gone by since that day. It doesn’t get any easier, especially when Sept. approaches. The temperature change and the hunting seasons starting was always our favorite time. I miss you terribly buddy . Thanks for continually sending me signs. 14 years smoke free for me now...I know you probably can’t believe that but it’s true. Still haven’t hit the woods without you but people are trying to get me out there. Maybe someday. Love and miss you Paddy.

NYPD Retired/ Friend

September 9, 2019

Was in New York with officers from Peel Regional Police (Canada) for the 9-11 Memorial Parade in 2004, staying at the Park Central Hotel. NYPD had arranged for a bus to take us to Battery Park for the was on the morning of the 11th that we heard of the deaths of Detectives Parker and Rafferty. Every September 11th I always take a moment to remember these two officers...

Larry Button - CAO (ret)
Peel Regional Police (Canada)

September 11, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. You and your partner are heroes.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 10, 2018

Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you miss you dearly love you

Dennis Rafferty

September 10, 2018

Continue to rest in peace, Pat. I am thinking about you and your family today.

NYPD Detective Bureau

September 10, 2018

14 years now Paddy. Every year as your date nears and the weather starts changing I wonder how many great hunting trips we would have enjoyed. The first cold crisp mornings of Sept. were always time for us to start getting ready for upcoming hunts. I may actually get out in the woods again this year. Love and miss you Paddy Boy.

NYPD Retired Friend

September 10, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 10, 2017

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

September 10, 2017

Hey Paddy, 13 years now since you were taken from us. The years seem to be going by faster and faster as the kids have become teens and young adults. Your God son is getting married in two months!! I'm 11 years smoke free today and I know I have you to thank for getting me through that last run on the track!!! Thanks for all the signs my friend. I love and miss you Paddy.

Rob NYPD retired

September 10, 2017

Hey Paddy, well it's 12 years ago tomorrow,12 years, I can't believe it's been so long. I know you'll find it hard to believe but I am 10 years smoke free!! I think of all the times we "quit" only to start again the next time we saw each other,especially headed to Maine for a hunt and barely getting in to Conn. and we had to stop and grab some smokes. Where was our will power? I would give anything to be on one those hunts again or out fishing on the mako with you and Eileen. Love and miss you Paddy & keep the signs coming.

Rob NYPD Retired

September 9, 2016

May God rest your soul, thank you for your service.

Peter Kennedy

October 25, 2015

Hey Paddy Boy,
So hard to believe it's been eleven years already. I still haven't gone back to hunting, hard to do without you. Finally got back on the ocean and started fishing again. Thanks for all the signs Paddy. Not a day goes by without thinking about you and missing you. Love you buddy.

Rob- retired NYPD

September 9, 2015

Happy Birthday little Brother till we meet again, miss you everyday. Say Hi to all , Dennis

Dennis Rafferty

February 16, 2015

Well Paddy, 10 years have passed since you were taken from us. Although that sounds like a long time it certainly doesn't like like that. You are missed so much by so many Paddy. I know you had a big hug for my mom when she got there with you and my dad. Not a day goes by that I don't think about you buddy. You were the only one I could really talk to and confide in. Love and miss you Paddy. Keep the signs coming.

Rob-retired NYPD

September 10, 2014



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